Bard College Student Handbook

Office of Safety and Security

Old Gym, phone: 7460; emergency phone: 7777



Mission statement: To incorporate safety and security professionally and competently in keeping with the Bard Community philosophy, and in accordance with Bard College's policies and practices. To facilitate an environment of intellectual exploration within the community and to promote respect between each community member, the natural environment and the Bard College campus.

The Office of Safety and Security protects the Bard community on a 24-hour, 7-day per week basis. It maintains public order, and enforces campus rules and regulations, calling on local and state police when needed and appropriate. It arranges after-hours medical emergency transportation and enforces motor vehicle parking regulations.

Please refer to the section on Safety and Security for additional information or go to